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[texts]Guidebook to Constructing Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment, Physics - The Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project
This guidebook is full of designs for building inexpensive physics tools. It is volume 3 of 3, produced as part of the Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project at the University of Maryland in the early 1970s. The designs are meant for developing countries, but can be useful to teachers and students everywhere. Project Director: Dr David Lockard; Guidebooks Director: Reginald Melton.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker
Downloads: 529
[texts]Guidebook to Constructing Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment, Biology - The Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project
This guidebook is full of designs for building inexpensive biology tools. It is volume 1 of 3, produced as part of the Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project at the University of Maryland in the early 1970s. The designs are meant for developing countries, but can be useful to teachers and students everywhere. Project Director: Dr David Lockard; Guidebooks Director: Reginald Melton.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker
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[texts]Guidebook to Constructing Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment, Chemistry - The Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project
This guidebook is full of designs for building inexpensive chemistry tools. It is volume 2 of 3, produced as part of the Inexpensive Science Teaching Equipment Project at the University of Maryland in the early 1970s. The designs are meant for developing countries, but can be useful to teachers and students everywhere. Project Director: Dr David Lockard; Guidebooks Director: Reginald Melton. NOTE: Item C1, Fuel System for Gas Burner, p.43, is potentially DANGEROUS, and MUST be properly used and ...
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker
Downloads: 1,024
[texts]Elementary, Economic Experiments in Physics, Volume 2: Teacher's Guide - Reginald Melton
This hands-on physics curriculum was developed by Reginald Melton in the 1960s. Details for the construction of the apparatus and information about the design of a suitable laboratory, workshop and storerooms are all described. This is volume 2 of 4, the teacher's guide.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker; physics
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[texts]ERIC ED387323: Chemical Fume Hoods in Higher Education Science Laboratories: Electrical, Mechanical and Human Controls. - ERIC
This paper is predicated on the realization that a chemical hood is only one element of laboratory safety which encompasses a variety of other elements starting with the architectural design and layout of laboratories; through the installation, operation and maintenance of integrated electrical and mechanical systems; to the safety-mindedness of the individuals performing the work in these hoods and the impact of fume hoods on indoor air quality...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Guidelines; Higher Education; Laboratory Equipment; Laboratory Safety; School Safety; Science Education; Science Equipment
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[texts]ERIC ED209118: Analytical Methods for Trace Metals. Training Manual. - ERIC
This training manual presents material on the theoretical concepts involved in the methods listed in the Federal Register as approved for determination of trace metals. Emphasis is on laboratory operations. This course is intended for chemists and technicians with little or no experience in analytical methods for trace metals. Students should have basic laboratory skills including use of volumetric glassware and titration assemblies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Analysis; Laboratory Procedures; Postsecondary Education; Science Equipment; Water Resources
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[texts]Elementary, Economic Experiments in Physics, Volume 3: Student Guide - Reginald Melton
This hands-on physics curriculum was developed by Reginald Melton in the 1960s. Details for the construction of the apparatus and information about the design of a suitable laboratory, workshop and storerooms are all described. This is volume 3 of 4, the student guide.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker; physics
Downloads: 248
[texts]Elementary, Economic Experiments in Physics, Volume 4: Apparatus Guide - Reginald Melton
This hands-on physics curriculum was developed by Reginald Melton in the 1960s. Details for the construction of the apparatus and information about the design of a suitable laboratory, workshop and storerooms are all described. This is volume 4 of 4, the apparatus guide.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker; physics
Downloads: 234
[texts]Elementary, Economic Experiments in Physics, Volume 1: Administrator's Guide - Reginald Melton
This hands-on physics curriculum was developed by Reginald Melton in the 1960s. Details for the construction of the apparatus and information about the design of a suitable laboratory, workshop and storerooms are all described. This is volume 1 of 4, the administrator's guide.
Keywords: science equipment; inexpensive equipment; science education; do-it-yourself; maker; physics
Downloads: 225
[texts]ERIC ED377056: Academic Research Instruments and Instrumentation Needs: 1992. - ERIC
For several decades there has been a general concern that the level of research funding for academic instrumentation was not sufficient to keep pace with the requirements of cutting edge research. To develop the factual trend data necessary to understand the depth of the problems in academia and thus provide an adequate response to these concerns, Congress directed the National Science Foundation to collect data that would aid in an accurate assessment of the aforementioned concern...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Higher Education; Instrumentation; Needs Assessment; Research; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Laboratories; Supply and Demand
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[texts]ERIC ED182155: Volta and Galvani: New Electricity from Old. Experiment No. 22. - ERIC
Presented is a descriptive account of Alessandro Volta's first notable success in 1775, the invention of a unique method of generating electricity. Luigi Galvani's announcement of his theory of "animal electricity" in 1972 is integrated into this interpretation of Volta's discoveries with electricity. Five experiments are described: (1) electrophorus condensing electroscope and examination of weak electrification; (2) physiological experiments; (3) metallic-contact electricity; (4) construction ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Electricity; Force; Laboratory Experiments; Physics; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science History; Scientific Research; Scientists
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[texts]ERIC ED188925: How to Build a Low-Cost Spectroscope. - ERIC
Instructions accompanied by illustrations for building a low-cost demonstration spectroscope are presented. Materials and tools are pictured and labeled. Cost is estimated at five dollars (in 1980) and twelve hours of work are required to build the spectroscope. (SA)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Chemistry; Color; Instructional Materials; Light; Science Education; Science Equipment; Secondary Education; Secondary School Science; Spectroscopy
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[texts]ERIC ED211338: Development of a Mobile Spectroscopy Laboratory. Final Technical Report. - ERIC
This project developed a mobile spectroscopy laboratory, a truck equipped with scientific instruments which can be moved from school to school to provide hands-on experience with instruments normally too expensive for a small school to purchase. A summer conference trained the on-campus participant faculty in the use of the truck-laboratory as well as in trouble-shooting techniques with the instruments to be used...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Chemistry; College Science; Higher Education; Mobile Laboratories; Physics; Relocatable Facilities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Spectroscopy
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[texts]ERIC ED228067: Real Growth Rate of Academic R&D Expenditures Slowed to 2% in FY 1981. Science Resources Studies Highlights. - ERIC
This report contains the findings of the National Science Foundation's (NSF's) Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, FY 1981. The survey was mailed to 563 universities and colleges, including all institutions that granted a graduate science or engineering (S/E) degree, as well as to academic institutions with $50,000 or more in separately budgeted research and development (R&D) expenditures...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colleges; Development; Engineering; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Financial Support; Higher Education; Industry; Research; Science Equipment; Sciences; Universities
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[texts]ERIC ED247138: Instrumentation Needs of Academic Departments of Chemistry: A Survey Study. Report of a Joint Task Force of the Committee on Science and Committee on Chemistry and Public Affairs. - ERIC
A questionnaire was mailed to 50 major chemistry departments, 112 smaller chemistry departments, and 25 chemical engineering (CE) departments. The survey (included in an appendix) consists of a series of questions on two broad subjects--the current inventory at the surveyed institutions and the needs for instrumentation. Responses were received from 32 major and 71 smaller chemistry departments, and 13 CE departments...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Equipment Evaluation; Higher Education; Instrumentation; Laboratory Equipment; Obsolescence; Science Departments; Science Education; Science Equipment
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[texts]ERIC ED366472: Rural Secondary School Science Teachers: What They Need To Be Successful. - ERIC
Any effort to reform science education in the schools must include input from the nation's science teachers concerning what they need to do in order to improve instruction and student performance. Science teachers in rural schools have many needs that differ from those in more urbanized areas. A survey of science teachers in Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma, Kansas, Tennessee, and Texas secured responses from 1,507 teachers, about one third of those surveyed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Needs Assessment; Rural Schools; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Science Materials; Science Teachers; Secondary Education; Secondary School Teachers; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Characteristics; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED360183: Scientific and Engineering Research Facilities at Universities and Colleges: 1992. - ERIC
Academic research makes a key contribution to the viability and competitiveness of U.S. technology in the new global markets, as well as to the quality of life of citizens. This report provides a broad quantitative picture of the cost, availability, and the condition of existing research facilities. Data on current spending, sources of support, and future plans for construction and renovation are also included...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Colleges; Classroom Research; College Science; Engineering; Higher Education; Research Universities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Facilities; Science Laboratories; Scientific Research; Technology
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[texts]ERIC ED307136: Computer Usage by Physics Teachers and Their Students. - ERIC
The purposes of this study were to determine how experienced high school physics teachers were in using computers, how computers were being used for high school physics instruction, what the teachers perceived the use of computers in their physics classes should be, and what the enabling and constraining factors were in developing the use of computers. A total of 319 high school physics teachers who were members of the American Association of Physics Teachers responded to a survey mailed to 400 ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Assisted Instruction; Computer Software; Computer Uses in Education; Computers; High Schools; Physics; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Science Teachers; Secondary School Science; Surveys
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[texts]ERIC ED262959: Academic Research Equipment in Selected Science/Engineering Fields, 1982-83. An Analysis of Findings from the Baseline National Survey of Academic Research Instruments and Instrumentation Needs. - ERIC
The analysis of data from the baseline cycle of the National Science Foundation instrumentation survey has two principal objectives, namely, to construct and examine a variety of quantitative statistical indicators describing major characteristics of the current national stock of academic research equipment and to document differences among research fields in these indicators. Findings are reported and discussed for seven areas: (1) department heads' assessments of instrumentation needs and prio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biological Sciences; Costs; Engineering; Equipment Maintenance; Equipment Storage; Equipment Utilization; Expenditures; Financial Support; Higher Education; Instrumentation; Laboratory Equipment; Needs; Physical Sciences; Science Equipment; Sciences; Surveys
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[texts]ERIC ED368563: A Computerized Weather Station for the Apple IIe. - ERIC
Predicting weather conditions is a topic of interest for students who want to make plans for outside activities. This paper discusses the development of an inexpensive computer-interfaced classroom weather station using an Apple IIe computer that provides the viewer with up to the minute digital readings of inside and outside temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, precipitation, and daily high and low temperatures...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Assisted Instruction; Computer Uses in Education; High Schools; Meteorology; Science Activities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Projects; Temperature; Weather; Wind (Meteorology)
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[texts]ERIC ED182147: Historical/Experimental Notes for Newton's Investigation of the Oscillation of Fluids. Experiment No. 4. - ERIC
This paper attempts to promote an understanding of physics through its history and replication of the oscillation experiments of Isaac Newton and Daniel Bernoulli from the 17th and 18th centuries. The experiments described can be treated at a level of sophistication to suit the interests and capabilities of the student. Reproductions in the appendices include: (1) extracts from Newton's "Principia"; (2) essays in the history of mechanics; (3) an English translation of Bernoulli's "Hydrodynamica"...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Higher Education; Instructional Materials; Laboratory Experiments; Philosophy; Physics; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science History; Scientific Research; Scientists
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[texts]ERIC ED299708: Science Teachers and Liability. - ERIC
Civil lawsuits brought for injuries to students are a source of growing concern for teachers, and especially for science teachers. This paper outlines some basic principles by which science teachers may protect themselves from lawsuits, before and during the time that students are engaged in experiments or lab work. Courts in this country have determined that educators have the following obligations to students: (1) adequate supervision; (2) proper instruction; and (3) maintenance of equipment...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Court Litigation; Elementary Secondary Education; Legal Problems; Legal Responsibility; School Law; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science Laboratories; Science Teachers; Teacher Responsibility; Torts
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[texts]ERIC ED299153: Academic Research Equipment in Selected Science Engineering Fields: 1982-83 to 1985-86. - ERIC
This report presents information for identification of the national trends in the amount, age, loss, condition, and perceived adequacy of academic research equipment in selected science and engineering fields. The data were obtained from a stratified probability sample of 55 colleges and universities and from a separately selected sample of 24 medical schools. Discussions are included on these trends: (1) by type of institution; (2) physical and environmental sciences; (3) engineering, computer ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Educational Facilities; Engineering Education; Equipment; Equipment Maintenance; Equipment Utilization; Facility Inventory; Higher Education; Laboratory Equipment; Property Accounting; Science Education; Science Equipment; Statistical Surveys
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[texts]ERIC ED370218: Coordinating Committee on Education-Related Federal Equipment. Interim Report. - ERIC
Executive Order 12821 encourages Federal departments and agencies to assist elementary and secondary educational institutions with mathematics and science education programs to meet the National Education Goals. The Executive Order established a committee responsible for assessing the availability of education-related Federal equipment and mechanisms for notifying and transferring equipment to elementary and secondary schools...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Compliance (Legal); Elementary Secondary Education; Equipment; Federal Programs; Federal Regulation; Federal State Relationship; Government Publications; Mathematics Education; Property Accounting; Public Schools; Recycling; Science Education; Science Equipment
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED360169: H.R. 4726--The Opportunities in Science & Technology Act of 1992. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session. - ERIC
The hearing reported in this document focused on H.R. 4726, a bill concerned with improving the facilities and instructional equipment available at science-technology centers, two-year colleges, and other non-profit institutions engaged in informal and formal education in science and technology. Witnesses from three agencies (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Science Foundation, and Department of Energy) charged with implementing and administering the bill described how the...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary School Science; Elementary Secondary Education; Federal Legislation; Hearings; Informal Education; Museums; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Facilities; Secondary School Science; Two Year Colleges
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[texts]ERIC ED345946: Building and Operating Weather Satellite Ground Stations for High School Science. Teachers Guide. - ERIC
Automatic Picture Transmission (APT) images are real-time weather pictures transmitted from satellites on a radio frequency in a video format. Amateur radio enthusiasts and electronic experimenters have for a number of years designed, built, and operated direct readout stations capable of receiving APT photographs. The equipment to receive weather satellite pictures can be collected and/or built by individuals who do not have a high degree of technical training...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Electronic Equipment; High Schools; Laboratory Manuals; Meteorology; Satellites (Aerospace); Science Activities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Secondary School Science; Telecommunications
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[texts]ERIC ED182154: Faraday's Investigation of Electromagnetic Induction. Experiment No. 21. - ERIC
This paper focuses on Michael Faraday's experimental research in electricity in the 1830's. Historical notes related to his work are included as well as experiments, his objectives, and illustrations of equipment for the experiments. Examples from his diary are given so that students can attempt to emulate his honest and systematic manner of recording observations. (SA)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Electricity; Higher Education; Instructional Materials; Laboratory Experiments; Magnets; Physics; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science History; Scientific Research; Scientists
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[texts]ERIC ED230434: Physics Demonstration Experiments at William Jewell College. Revised Edition. - ERIC
Presented are descriptions (with photographs) of demonstration equipment purchased, assembled, developed, and used at William Jewell College (Missouri) during the past 25 years. The descriptions are organized into the following topic areas: (1) mechanics; (2) heat; (3) waves, sound, and acoustics; (4) electricity; (5) optics; and (6) atomic and nuclear physics. This arrangement follows closely the freshmen-level text by Harvey E...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acoustics; College Science; Demonstrations (Educational); Electricity; Heat; Higher Education; Mechanics (Physics); Nuclear Physics; Optics; Physics; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments
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[texts]ERIC ED244838: Academic Science/Engineering: R&D Funds Fiscal Year 1982. Surveys of Science Resources Series. Detailed Statistical Tables. - ERIC
This report contains statistical data from the Annual Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, FY 1982. The data represent science and engineering (SE) expenditures for separately budgeted research and development (R&D). The phrase "separately budgeted R&D expenditures" refers to current fund expenditures designed to produce specific research outcomes and are sponsored either by an external agency to an institution or are separately budgeted by an internal ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Colleges; Colleges; Engineering; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Geographic Distribution; Higher Education; Research and Development; Research and Development Centers; Science Equipment; Sciences; Universities
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED249053: Major Facilities for Materials Research and Related Disciplines. - ERIC
This report presents priorities for new facilities and new capabilities at existing facilities with initial costs of at least $5 million. The new facilities in order of priority are: (1) a 6 GeV synchrotron radiation facility; (2) an advanced steady state neutron facility; (3) a 1 to 2 GeV synchrotron radiation facility; and (4) a high intensity pulsed neutron facility. The new capabilities at existing facilities in order of priority are: (1) centers for cold neutron research, incorporating guid...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biology; Chemistry; College Science; Earth Science; Facility Improvement; Facility Planning; Higher Education; Industry; Instrumentation; Medicine; Physics; Policy; Science Equipment; Science Facilities; Science Laboratories; Scientific Research
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[texts]ERIC ED245912: Studies of U.S. Universities' Research Equipment Needs Inconclusive. - ERIC
According to the General Accounting Office (GAO), scientific leaders estimated in 1982 that between $1 and $4 billion was necessary to update university research equipment. Because of this large cost variance, GAO was requested to assess how well past studies have defined the nationwide deficiency in university research equipment and to suggest what other work is needed to better determine equipment needs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Engineering; Equipment Evaluation; Higher Education; Instrumentation; Laboratory Equipment; Mathematics; Needs; Obsolescence; Research Design; Research Problems; Research Reports; Science Equipment; Sciences; Scientific Research; Universities
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[texts]ERIC ED182152: The Law of Biot-Savart: The Beginnings of Electrodynamics, Additional Notes. Experiment No. 18. - ERIC
This paper describes the events following the news of Oersted's discovery of the effects of a current of electricity on a magnetic needle. It focuses on Biot and Savart's law which expresses the force between a current element and a "molecule of magnetism" that can be deduced from Ampere's law of interaction between two current elements. Experiments and equipment for performing the experiments are described and illustrated...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Electricity; Force; Higher Education; Instructional Materials; Laboratory Experiments; Magnets; Physics; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science History; Scientific Research; Scientists
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED256619: Academic Science/Engineering: R&D Funds Fiscal Year 1983. Surveys of Science Resources Series. Detailed Statistical Tables. - ERIC
Presented are statistical data from the Annual Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, FY 1983. These data represent science and engineering (SE) expenditures for separately budgeted research and development (R&D). The phrase "separately budgeted R&D expenditures" refers to current fund expenditures designed to produce specific research outcomes and are sponsored either by an external agency to an institution or are separately budgeted by an internal unit ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Colleges; Colleges; Engineering; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Geographic Distribution; Higher Education; Research and Development; Research and Development Centers; Science Equipment; Sciences; Universities
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED307130: Chemistry for Kids. Building an Elementary School Chemistry Set from Common Household Items. - ERIC
Most children become excited about science because they can do something and because they can watch the results. These are some of the answers most elementary school students tell you when they are asked about science class. It has been substantiated by decades of research that experiential experiences are exciting and remembered, visual and kinesthetic-tactile approaches are effective student motivators, and students with reading difficulties can succeed with such activities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Chemistry; Elementary Education; Elementary School Science; Experiential Learning; Laboratory Experiments; Laboratory Procedures; Motivation Techniques; Science Activities; Science Equipment; Science Laboratories; Science Materials; Student Projects
Downloads: 10
[texts]ERIC ED254425: Status on U.S. Marine Research. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on U.S. Marine Scientific Research Capabilities Oversight (September 26, 1984). - ERIC
These hearings focused on the major problems and opportunities in marine research and on the role of both the government and the scientific community in responding to future needs. Included are statements by: James Baker; Donald Boesch; Robert Corell; Tudor Davies; M. Grant Gross; G. Ross Heath; Joel Pritchard; David Ross; J. R. Schubel; Gerry Studds; the United States Geological Survey; Ferris Webster; Robert Winokur; Paul Wolff; and Larry Wortzel...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Estuaries; Federal Programs; Financial Support; Futures (of Society); Government Role; Hearings; Higher Education; International Cooperation; Marine Biology; Oceanography; Research Needs; Science Equipment; Scientific Research; Technology
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED253419: Academic Research Equipment in the Physical and Computer Sciences and Engineering. An Analysis of Findings from Phase I of the National Science Foundation's National Survey of Academic Research Instruments and Instrumentation Needs. - ERIC
This report presents information from phase I of a survey designed to develop quantitative indicators of the current national stock, cost/investment, condition, obsolescence, utilization, and need for major research instruments in academic settings. Data for phase I (which focused on the physical and computer sciences and engineering) were obtained from department heads and from faculty scientists and engineers at a stratified probability sample of 43 universities (excluding federally-funded res...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Science; Costs; Engineering; Equipment Evaluation; Financial Support; Higher Education; Instrumentation; Laboratory Equipment; National Surveys; Needs; Obsolescence; Physical Sciences; Science Equipment; Scientific Research
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[texts]ERIC ED376042: Carolina Baywatch. Singletary Lake State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 6-8. - ERIC
This activity guide, developed to provide hands-on environmental education activities geared to Singletary Lake State Park in North Carolina, is targeted for grades 6, 7, and 8 and meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Three types of activities are included: pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit. The on-site activity is conducted at the park, while pre- and post-visit activities are designed for the classroom...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Ecological Factors; Ecology; Environmental Education; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Parks; pH; Science Activities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Temperature; Water Quality
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[texts]ERIC ED289722: The Federal Government and the University Research Infrastructure. Science Policy Study--Hearings Volume 6. Hearings before the Task Force on Science Policy of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives. Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (May 21, 22, September 5, 1985). - ERIC
This publication documents the testimony and discussion before the United States House of Representatives' Task Force on Science Policy during three days in 1985. It includes the text of the prepared statements by: (1) Dr. Bernadine Healy (Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President); (2) Henry G. Kirschenmann, Jr. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services); (3) Dr...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Educational Finance; Hearings; Higher Education; Laboratory Safety; Policy Formation; Public Policy; Research and Development; Research Universities; School Business Relationship; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Facilities; Science Laboratories
[texts]ERIC ED266964: Computer Lab Tools for Science: An Analysis of Commercially Available Science Interfacing Software for Microcomputers. A Quarterly Report. - ERIC
Science interfacing packages (also known as microcomputer-based laboratories or probeware) generally consist of a set of programs on disks, a user's manual, and hardware which includes one or more sensory devices. Together with a microcomputer they combine to make a powerful data acquisition and analysis tool. Packages are available for accurately measuring and monitoring one or more of the following: temperature; light intensity; sound intensity; frequency; pH; resistance; voltage; amperage; he...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biological Sciences; Computer Oriented Programs; Computer Software; Data Analysis; Data Collection; Health; Higher Education; Intermediate Grades; Light; Microcomputers; Physical Sciences; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Secondary Education; Temperature
[texts]ERIC ED309050: Microcomputers in the Science Classroom. ERIC/SMEAC Science Education Digest No. 3, 1988. - ERIC
This ERIC Digest presents a brief description of some applications and findings of the microcomputer in science classrooms. It is suggested that microcomputer simulations are at least as effective as hands-on experiences for some cognitive outcomes and may in fact enhance these outcomes when the simulations are sequenced to follow hands-on instruction. Skills such as graphing appear to be positively influenced by microcomputer-based experiences, although the apparently critical nature of a delay...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Assisted Instruction; Computer Graphics; Computer Oriented Programs; Computer Simulation; Computer Uses in Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Laboratories; Microcomputers; Science Activities; Science Curriculum; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science Instruction; Secondary Education; Secondary School Science; Sex Differences; Student Attitudes
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[texts]ERIC ED314250: New Information Technology Directions for American Education. Improving Science and Mathematics Education. Final Report. - ERIC
This report is an analysis of the findings of four workshops exploring the ways interactive technology can be considered an option for improving American education after 25 years of research and development. Sections include: (1) "Manpower Needs and School Problems"; (2) "Science and Technology Option"; (3) "Barriers and Strategy"; and (4) "To Move Forward." The first program element aims to seed the development, distribution and maintenance of sophisticated new software for science and mathemat...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Oriented Programs; Computers; Educational Technology; Futures (of Society); Information Technology; Mathematics Education; Mathematics Instruction; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Teacher Education; Technological Advancement; Technology Transfer
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[texts]ERIC ED360157: Assessment of the National Science Foundation's 1985-87 College Science Instrumentation Program. Final Report. - ERIC
The College Science Instrumentation Program (CSIP) was developed to provide seed money matching funds for the acquisition of laboratory instrumentation in order to improve the quality of undergraduate science/engineering education. This report describes the impact of the program and the program characteristics during the years 1985-87. An introduction provides background information about the number of grants awarded by the CSIP program, how the program evaluation was conducted, and the instrume...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Educational Finance; Educational Improvement; Engineering Education; Equipment Utilization; Federal Aid; Financial Support; Higher Education; Program Descriptions; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Questionnaires; Science Education; Science Equipment; Technical Assistance
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[texts]ERIC ED291565: Spacelab: An International Success Story. - ERIC
The Spacelab program was a unique endeavor. For the first time in the history of the United States space effort, the design and development of a major element of a manned space vehicle was entrusted to a foreign agency and to a group of countries which had never before built such a system. This book tells of this cooperative effort between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) from the program's inception until the delivery of hardware to th...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Higher Education; History Instruction; History Textbooks; International Cooperation; International Programs; International Relations; Science and Society; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Experiments; Science History; Secondary School Science; Space Exploration; Space Sciences
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[texts]ERIC ED376043: Close Encounter With a Carolina Bay. Jones Lake State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 6-8. - ERIC
This activity guide, developed to provide hands-on environmental education activities geared to Jones Lake State Park in North Carolina, is targeted for grades 6, 7, and 8 and meets curriculum objectives in the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Three types of activities are included: pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit. The on-site activity is conducted at the park, while pre- and post-visit activities are designed for the classroom...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Ecological Factors; Ecology; Environmental Education; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Parks; pH; Science Activities; Science Education; Science Equipment; Temperature; Water Quality
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[texts]ERIC ED286764: Professor-Practitioner Designed Inservice Science Education. - ERIC
This document is based upon the premise that with the help of professional scientists on university campuses, in industrial settings, and in private practice, school systems can meet head-on the unprecedented criticism currently being directed at public education and can develop exemplary science programs. This paper is a case study of a program implemented in the Conroe Independent School District (Texas) in which a group of scientists from nearby universities was organized to conduct a compreh...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Evaluation; Library Facilities; School Business Relationship; School Effectiveness; Science Curriculum; Science Education; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Science Laboratories; Science Teachers; Scientists; Secondary Education; Secondary School Science; Teacher Evaluation
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[texts]ERIC ED206445: A Critical Review of the Role of the Laboratory in Science Teaching. - ERIC
This critical review synthesizes information related to the use of the laboratory in science programs. Several approaches to the use and/or role of the laboratory in science teaching are presented, including historical and research perspectives, opinion statements, a review of current research, and suggestions for future research. Concluding remarks, speculations, and recommendations also are made by the author about research related to the role of the science laboratory...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Science; Educational Philosophy; Elementary School Science; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Literature Reviews; Science Education; Science Education History; Science Equipment; Science Instruction; Science Laboratories; Scientific Literacy; Scientific Methodology; Secondary School Science
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[texts]ERIC ED251315: Academic Science/Engineering: 1972-83. R&D Funds, Federal Support, Scientists and Engineers, Graduate Enrollment and Support. Final Report. - ERIC
This publication is the third in a series of biennial reports in which academic resources in science and engineering are analyzed. It is based primarily on findings from four National Science Foundation surveys that collect information on academic research and development (R&D) expenditures, federal obligations, employment of scientists and engineers, and the characteristics of graduate students in science and engineering (S/E) programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Science; Degrees (Academic); Employment; Engineering Education; Engineers; Enrollment Trends; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Females; Graduate Students; Higher Education; Mathematics; Research and Development; Science Education; Science Equipment; Scientists
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[texts]ERIC ED217760: Academic Science, R&D Funds, Fiscal Year 1980: Surveys of Science Resources Series. Detailed Statistical Tables. - ERIC
Statistical data on research and development (R&D) expenditures from the 1980 Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and Colleges are presented. Information was obtained from 514 schools and 19 federally funded R&D centers. In order to provide national totals for academic R&D expenditures, estimates were made for the approximately 9 percent of the survey population that did not respond to the questionnaire...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Instruction; Comparative Analysis; Engineering; Environmental Research; Expenditures; Federal Aid; Financial Support; Higher Education; Intellectual Disciplines; National Surveys; Purchasing; Questionnaires; Research and Development Centers; Research Projects; Science Equipment; Science Facilities; Sciences; Universities
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[texts]ERIC ED225813: Some Trends in the Evolution of Science Curriculum Centres in Asia. Occasional Papers No. 12. - ERIC
Recent trends in science education associated with the evolution of science curriculum development centers in the Asian region are reviewed. These trends, and factors influencing them, are discussed under the following headings: science education and curriculum development centers; adaptation phase; shifts toward indigenous programs; science education, rural development, and informal education; science equipment; decentralization and dissemination; regional cooperation; and research and developm...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Curriculum Study Centers; Elementary School Science; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Inservice Teacher Education; Material Development; Program Descriptions; Science Curriculum; Science Education; Science Equipment; Secondary School Science
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[texts]ERIC ED212187: Catalog of Uncommon Facilities in Western Colleges and Universities. - ERIC
A list of rare, and often unique, facilities in the western part of the United States is presented that is designed to serve as a resource for researchers. The list of facilities is a guide to what uncommon equipment, centers or institutes, and collections are available at western higher education facilities and what provisions exist for sharing those facilities. The information was obtained through mail requests in late 1979 to all residents and public information officers in all graduate-level...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Arts Centers; Educational Facilities; Equipment; Higher Education; Information Centers; Institutional Characteristics; Laboratory Equipment; Learning Resources Centers; Library Collections; Museums; Nature Centers; Research and Development Centers; Research Libraries; Research Tools; Resource Centers; Science Equipment; Shared Facilities; Special Libraries
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